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02 Jul 2017




Francis Scott Key: The Life and Legacy of the Man Who Wrote America's National Anthem

by Charles River Editors

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"O say can you see, by the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight
O'er the ramparts we watch'd were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket's red glare, the bomb bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,
O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?"

These words elicit strong emotions in the hearts of Americans more than 200 years...